Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 93 111
Rank change year-on-year +26 +18 +75
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1,790 1,274 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.88% 2.83% 2.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.23% 15.97% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 874 721
London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £150 £151 £175
90th Percentile £593 £575 £575
England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 20
London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £13.43
90th Percentile £29.36 £165.00 £40.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.26
% change year-on-year +12.90% +1.57% -7.52%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,750 7,978 6,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.44% 17.70% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,667 5,923 4,477
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 72 50
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -2.39% -0.58%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.00 £14.45
90th Percentile £85.50 £165.00 £97.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -19.10%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +19 372 £344 -16.35% 114
West London +34 95 £325 -7.14% 56
South London +8 50 £300 - 18
East London -20 41 £375 - 25
North London +12 35 £225 -53.85% 6
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 979 (54.69%) Windows
2 813 (45.42%) Active Directory
3 782 (43.69%) Microsoft
4 551 (30.78%) Windows 10
5 509 (28.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 413 (23.07%) Migration
7 379 (21.17%) SharePoint
8 376 (21.01%) Finance
9 368 (20.56%) Microsoft Office
10 290 (16.20%) ITIL
10 290 (16.20%) SCCM
11 287 (16.03%) Windows Server
12 280 (15.64%) Windows 7
13 275 (15.36%) Skype
14 267 (14.92%) VMware
15 240 (13.41%) Skype for Business
16 237 (13.24%) PowerShell
17 225 (12.57%) MS Exchange
18 224 (12.51%) Citrix
19 171 (9.55%) Azure Active Directory
20 165 (9.22%) Cisco
21 148 (8.27%) DNS
22 147 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 145 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
24 138 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
25 137 (7.65%) Apple
26 135 (7.54%) Firewall
27 132 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
28 121 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
28 121 (6.76%) Problem-Solving

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 379 (21.17%) SharePoint
2 240 (13.41%) Skype for Business
3 225 (12.57%) MS Exchange
4 84 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 56 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.73%) IIS
10 9 (0.50%) IBM Notes
10 9 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.34%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.34%) Confluence
11 6 (0.34%) Drupal
12 5 (0.28%) Apache
12 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.22%) CMS
13 4 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 368 (20.56%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.79%) InfoPath
4 27 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (0.22%) InVision
8 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.11%) SPSS
11 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.056%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 31 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.056%) Eikon
5 1 (0.056%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.056%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.056%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.056%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 509 (28.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 171 (9.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 110 (6.15%) OneDrive
4 104 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
5 77 (4.30%) IaaS
6 71 (3.97%) SaaS
7 68 (3.80%) PaaS
8 44 (2.46%) G Suite
9 37 (2.07%) Yammer
10 33 (1.84%) Mimecast
11 27 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
13 15 (0.84%) Serverless
14 14 (0.78%) Azure Functions
15 12 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (0.45%) GitHub
17 6 (0.34%) Lucidchart
18 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
18 5 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
18 5 (0.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 275 (15.36%) Skype
2 148 (8.27%) DNS
3 135 (7.54%) Firewall
4 110 (6.15%) DHCP
5 93 (5.20%) VPN
6 89 (4.97%) WAN
7 87 (4.86%) LAN
8 75 (4.19%) VoIP
9 71 (3.97%) TCP/IP
10 49 (2.74%) SAN
11 41 (2.29%) Intranet
12 35 (1.96%) Unified Communications
13 33 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
14 32 (1.79%) Internet
15 31 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (1.51%) Wireless
18 21 (1.17%) SMTP
19 20 (1.12%) PBX
20 18 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.35%) Power BI
3 13 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (0.67%) Blockchain
4 12 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (0.61%) MySQL
5 11 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (0.45%) MS Access
9 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.34%) Big Data
10 6 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.34%) GIS
11 5 (0.28%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.28%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.22%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (2.01%) JIRA
2 16 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.28%) MSI
5 5 (0.28%) Subversion
6 4 (0.22%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.22%) gulp
6 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.17%) Grunt
7 3 (0.17%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.17%) webpack
7 3 (0.17%) Yeoman
7 3 (0.17%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.11%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.11%) Gradle
8 2 (0.11%) Hudson
8 2 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 376 (21.01%) Finance
2 92 (5.14%) Banking
3 65 (3.63%) Retail
4 55 (3.07%) Law
5 38 (2.12%) Legal
6 35 (1.96%) Advertising
7 20 (1.12%) Front Office
8 19 (1.06%) Back Office
8 19 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.01%) French Language
10 17 (0.95%) Marketing
10 17 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 16 (0.89%) Publishing
12 15 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.67%) Italian Language
14 10 (0.56%) German Language
15 9 (0.50%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.45%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 283 (15.81%) Analyst
2 212 (11.84%) Architect
3 208 (11.62%) Support Engineer
4 175 (9.78%) Desktop Support
5 157 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 137 (7.65%) Consultant
7 124 (6.93%) Project Manager
8 123 (6.87%) IT Support
9 114 (6.37%) Support Analyst
10 113 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 96 (5.36%) Office 365 Engineer
12 90 (5.03%) Service Analyst
13 88 (4.92%) IT Engineer
14 87 (4.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 84 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
16 80 (4.47%) Windows Engineer
17 77 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
18 76 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
19 74 (4.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 68 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.40%) .NET
2 35 (1.96%) HTML
3 26 (1.45%) CSS
4 25 (1.40%) Web Services
5 21 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 20 (1.12%) HTML5
7 19 (1.06%) jQuery
8 16 (0.89%) REST
8 16 (0.89%) SAML
9 11 (0.61%) AngularJS
9 11 (0.61%) OAuth
10 10 (0.56%) JSON
11 8 (0.45%) XML
12 7 (0.39%) LDAP
12 7 (0.39%) React
13 6 (0.34%) COM
13 6 (0.34%) Middleware
13 6 (0.34%) Software Packaging
14 5 (0.28%) LAMP
14 5 (0.28%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (3.85%) User Experience
3 65 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 55 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
5 37 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 28 (1.56%) iPhone
7 24 (1.34%) iPad
8 23 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 19 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (0.95%) Taxonomies
12 15 (0.84%) PMI
12 15 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.61%) Fat Client
13 11 (0.61%) Thin Client
14 10 (0.56%) Clustering
14 10 (0.56%) Handset
14 10 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 979 (54.69%) Windows
2 551 (30.78%) Windows 10
3 287 (16.03%) Windows Server
4 280 (15.64%) Windows 7
5 145 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 132 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (5.36%) Apple iOS
8 78 (4.36%) Android
9 55 (3.07%) Linux
10 54 (3.02%) Windows 8
11 52 (2.91%) Mac OS X
12 45 (2.51%) Mac OS
13 23 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.61%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.39%) Unix
16 5 (0.28%) CentOS
17 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.11%) Fedora
19 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (23.07%) Migration
2 290 (16.20%) ITIL
3 147 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 121 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
5 112 (6.26%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (6.20%) Project Management
7 73 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (3.24%) Information Security
9 57 (3.18%) PRINCE2
10 56 (3.13%) CRM
11 53 (2.96%) Asset Management
11 53 (2.96%) TOGAF
12 50 (2.79%) Service Delivery
13 45 (2.51%) Change Management
14 44 (2.46%) Service Management
15 42 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (2.29%) Enterprise Architecture
17 39 (2.18%) Mobile Device Management
18 38 (2.12%) SDLC
19 37 (2.07%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 237 (13.24%) PowerShell
2 100 (5.59%) SQL
3 40 (2.23%) C#
3 40 (2.23%) JavaScript
4 32 (1.79%) C
5 24 (1.34%) VBScript
6 14 (0.78%) Java
7 11 (0.61%) VBA
8 9 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.34%) Perl
9 6 (0.34%) TypeScript
10 5 (0.28%) C++
11 4 (0.22%) PHP
11 4 (0.22%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.22%) VB
12 3 (0.17%) ES6
12 3 (0.17%) Python
13 2 (0.11%) Ruby
13 2 (0.11%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.056%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 89 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 73 (4.08%) Degree
5 57 (3.18%) MCSE
6 44 (2.46%) MCSA
7 37 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 22 (1.23%) MCITP
10 20 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (1.12%) PMI Certification
11 19 (1.06%) MCP
12 18 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (0.78%) CISSP
13 14 (0.78%) DBS Check
14 13 (0.73%) CCNA
15 11 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
16 8 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.02%) SLA
2 27 (1.51%) GDPR
3 18 (1.01%) PMO
3 18 (1.01%) QA
4 14 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.34%) MiFID
8 5 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.11%) FISMA
10 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 813 (45.42%) Active Directory
2 138 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 55 (3.07%) XenApp
5 44 (2.46%) XenDesktop
6 43 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 33 (1.84%) BitLocker
8 26 (1.45%) vSphere
9 24 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (0.73%) Terminal Services
12 13 (0.73%) XenServer
13 11 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.34%) Docker
15 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.17%) Firmware
17 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
17 2 (0.11%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 290 (16.20%) SCCM
2 118 (6.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 39 (2.18%) SCOM
4 34 (1.90%) AirWatch
5 29 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
6 19 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 15 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (0.84%) PingFederate
7 15 (0.84%) WSUS
8 12 (0.67%) XenMobile
9 11 (0.61%) CASB
10 10 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (0.56%) WMI
11 9 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.45%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.39%) vCenter Server
14 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 782 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 267 (14.92%) VMware
3 224 (12.51%) Citrix
4 165 (9.22%) Cisco
5 137 (7.65%) Apple
6 63 (3.52%) ServiceNow
7 62 (3.46%) HP
8 40 (2.23%) Google
9 36 (2.01%) Sony
10 33 (1.84%) Ivanti
10 33 (1.84%) Symantec
11 32 (1.79%) Polycom
12 29 (1.62%) Bloomberg
13 28 (1.56%) Avaya
13 28 (1.56%) McAfee
14 26 (1.45%) Okta
15 24 (1.34%) Meraki
15 24 (1.34%) NetApp
15 24 (1.34%) Reuters
16 23 (1.28%) Dell